Is Chardonnay Sweet?

Glass of Chardonnay on a wooden table

Let’s tackle one of the most pressing questions for everyone starting their journey into the marvelous world of wine. Wine is a complex drink, to say the least, and it takes years to master its complexities. Of course, you need not be an expert to enjoy a glass of your favorite wine now and then. … Read more

What is the Driest White Wine?

Three glasses of the driest white wine.

There are countless types of wine made with hundreds of unique grapes from 70 wine-producing countries, which can be a lot to handle for a wine enthusiast that’s just getting started. Still, if you know what you’re looking for, you can consistently find the wine you like to drink and share. Wine knowledge is the … Read more

How Many Glasses of Champagne in a Bottle

champagne being poured from a bottle into glasses

If you are planning an event where champagne is served you will need to understand how many glasses of champagne are in a bottle. The answer depends on several factors, but the short answer is there are 6 glasses of champagne in a bottle. That answer assumes your bottle is 750 millilitres in volume (size) … Read more

Can Wine Be Stored At Room Temperature?

can wine be stored at room temperature

I bet that you’ve heard of the phrase “room temperature wine.” Many people are under the impression that room-temperature wines are more dangerous to store than chilled wines.  This is not true! In fact, most experts recommend storing your bottles at room temperature in order to avoid a buildup of condensation on the bottle’s surface.  … Read more

Wine Aeration

ideas on how to aerate wine

Do you love wine, but hate how it tastes after a few hours? You’re not alone. Most people who drink wine have the same complaint that the wine doesn’t taste as good an hour or two after opening it. This is because air has oxidized the wine and changed its chemical makeup so that it … Read more

How Long To Decant Wine?

How Long To Decant Wine

Many people find themselves wondering how long to decant wine. Decanting wine can help remove sediment from the bottom of a bottle and aerate the red wine, making it more flavorful.  This article will explore different methods for decanting wine as well as provide some guidelines on how long to leave your wines open so … Read more

Do You Put White Wine In The Fridge?

Do You Put White Wine In The Fridge?

This is a question that has been asked by many people: should I put white wine in the fridge? There are many different opinions on this topic, but some of the most common ones are that you shouldn’t do it and if you must then only with red wine. In this article, we will explore … Read more

How Long Can Wine Be Stored Upright?

How Long Can Wine Be Stored Upright

How long can wine be stored upright? The answer to this question is not as straightforward as you may think.  There are a number of factors that contribute to how long your wine will stay fresh and tasty, including the type of cork used on the bottle, exposure to light, temperature fluctuations, and more. In … Read more

Wine for Newbies: Do Wine Aeration Systems Work?

wine drinking for newbies do wine aerators really work

Wine is a complex drink that requires some understanding to fully enjoy. If you are new to wine, there is plenty of information out there that can help you learn more about the different types and styles of wines available.  One aspect of wine that many people struggle with is aeration systems.  Do they really … Read more